Fees airlines charge for things like blankets and extra bags were up 20 percent last year from the year before. But a dollar doled out for a sandwich isn't always the same as the buck you spend on your seat.
Retailers can now openly charge shoppers more for using credit cards. In fact, they’ve stealthily been passing those 1 to 4 percent fees on to consumers.
Journalist David Cay Johnston, author of "The Fine Print: How Big Companies Use 'Plain English' To Rob You Blind," exposes how Americans are being nickle and dimed by little fees and surcharges on bills for everyday services.
Credit unions used to be a banking oasis free from fees. But slowly, credit unions are starting to charge for checking accounts and raising minimums to avoid fees.
This morning we've been looking at the impact of the largest antitrust class action settlement in U.S. history. The major credit card companies as well as the big banks have agreed to pay more than $7 billion to retailers for alleged collusion of credit card fees.